10.04rc: missing tree command

Bruce Miller subscribe at brmiller.ca
Thu Apr 29 00:40:59 UTC 2010

Reply bottom-posted.

>From: Chris Jones <chrisjones at comcen.com.au>
>To: ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com
>Sent: Wed, April 28, 2010 8:20:16 PM
>Subject: Re: 10.04rc: missing tree command
>> Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2010 11:20:45 +0100
>> From: Chris Coulson <chrisccoulson at ubuntu.com>
>> Subject: Re: 10.04rc: missing tree command
>> On Sat, 2010-04-24 at 10:45 +0200, J?r?me Bouat wrote:
>>> Hello,
>> I think the useful "tree" tiny command should be installed by default
>> (no dependency, 98kB).
>> Regards.
>> Well, overlooking the fact that we are in final freeze, a few days from
>>> release and tree isn't even in main - why?
>> Regards
>> Chris
>I couldn't agree more. I have mentioned this before on the mailing list. If you go back through the archives you'll probably find it somewhere. But when I mentioned it, I didn't seem to get much support from anyone else. And the same thing appears to have happened this time around.
>I would have thought that it was a tool/command that is used by many people. It's an essential command in my line of work (albeit on Windows) and couldn't imagine file management without it. I guess we're part of a rare few that seem to find this command very useful.
>Chris Jones
>Photographic Imaging Professional and Graphic Designer
>ABN: 98 317 740 240

I too find this command very useful and always pull it in soon after I install a new Linux instance.

Bruce Miller, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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